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Mar 15, 2011 11:35pm PDT
radioactive rods after a series of explosions. there is confusion and fear in japan tonight. >>> america joins the rescue. we're headed out to the "uss ronald reagan," now running search and rescue flights off the japanese coast, despite the risk of drifting radiation. we're getting an exclusive look into the it effort. >>> and domestic concerns. retailers set out of iodide tab lets as americans stock up, fearful of what's happening in japan could happen here. with u.s. nuclear reactors built atop fault lines, how big is the risk? >> announcer: from the global resources of abc news, with terry moran and cynthia mcfadden in new york city and bill weir in japan, this is "nightline," march 15th, 2011. >> and good evening from the atsugi naval air station. it is wednesday afternoon here in japan. we're waiting to board that flight to the "uss ronald reagan," the massive u.s. aircraft carrier off the coast of tsunami-ravaged japan. more on that in a moment. first, the most pressing news, the fear of nuclear fallout from that ravaged fukushima daiichi power plant, where last night another explosion
Mar 11, 2011 11:35pm EST
history hits japan. with stunning images still emerging and international disaster, more than 1,000 feared dead, and thousands more still missing. tsunami. a wall of water up to 23 feet high sweeps the japanese mainland, carrying away whole neighborhoods still burning. tossing cars and boats like toys. and now threatening a catastrophic radiation breach at at least one nuclear plant. a special edition of "nightline" starts right now. >>> good evening. i'm bill weir. we spent the better part of the morning here at the santa monica pier waiting for a tsunami. the water arrived, just the faintest hint of the horner japan. the media reported the authorities have found 200 to 300 bodies on a beach in sendai, the city near the epicenter of yesterday's massive quake. a conservative count of the dead and missing from the quake and tsunami now at 1,000. the effort to sort through the massive disaster areas in northern japan is just beginning. take a laook at this video. an aerial of what around 24 hours ago was a town of 70,000 people. it is now completely underwater. most structures still standing
Mar 18, 2011 11:35pm PDT
have to anticipate and be prepared. >>> up next, we're going to turn to japan. radiation from japan detected today in california. we've got the latest on japan's today in california. we've got the latest on japan's nuclear emergency. sssssss to skate o ce. what was i thinking? but i was still skating on thin ice with my cholesterol. anyone with high cholesterol may be at increased risk of heart attack. diet and exercise weren't enough for me. i stopped kidding myself. i've been eating healthier, exercising more and now i'm also taking lipitor. if you've been kidding yourself about high cholesterol, stop. lipitor is a cholesterol-lowering medication, fda approved to reduce the risk of heart attack and stroke in patients who have heart disease or risk factors for heart disease. lipitor is backed by over 18 years of research. [ female announcer ] lipitor is not for everyone, including people with liver problems and women who are nursing, pregnant, or may become pregnant. you need simple blood tests to check for liver problems. tell your doctor if you are taking other medications or if
Mar 10, 2011 11:35pm PST
.m. people who wept back to japan and taught over there. he learned a lot from them as well and how they operate. so the most important thing is approximately this type of training really it doesn't matter where you are from. when a country has a disaster or terrorist e.coli haven't it's about training to do the most good as quickly as you ca can. that's a shared at any rate that we all we all want to be good at. so this international sharing of information and skills is really important for all of us to get better at what we are doing. >>fá absolutely. harold we really appreciate your time this evening. >> stay on line if you tonight mind we'll move on. we have another resource in menlo park. >> david i'mer with u.s. gs in menlo park on the line for us now. squiz. >> they are taking in the estimate that they see from the inundays in japan is whether height on deep ocean buoy and the amplitude of the wave once it reaches hawaii. normally they try to keep that information to a minimum until they get into a 3 hour window from hawaii. that point they make a switch from a watc
Mar 14, 2011 11:35pm PDT
. a massive new explosion rocks a crippled reactor plant in japan prompting the greatest fears yet for radiation catastrophe and new wave of evacuations. >>> falloutle risk. how dangerous leaks can be, a plant located on a seismic fault now a smoldering disaster zone. >>> and japan's ground zero. we'll take you on a journey to the only working hospital near the epicenter where the agonizing search for survivors leads to both disappointments and joyous relief on the front lines of an historic tragedy a special edition of "nightline," "inside japan" starts right now. >>> good evening from an absolutely miserable northeast japan. this is sendai. who knows where this house started before the quake, but there it is jammed against the gas station even more grim when you look in the back window and see the baby crib but as bad as all of this is, it's just the tip of the pending looming disaster unfolding right now. already four different nuclear reactors have exploded, caught fire in this country and evacuations have intensified within recent hours. in fact, about 50 miles south of here w
Mar 21, 2011 11:35pm PDT
japan's atomic catastrophe. do we know how far the radiation is spreading? what you need to know. >>> and the best kiss. this one was good. that one wasn't bad but no two hollywood smooches are alike. what was the greatest of all, the results next. >>> good evening, i'm bill weir. missiles and muzzle fire are lighting up the north african sky tonight as america and her allies continue to destroy the defenses of moammar gadhafi. the mission, according to president obama, was to stop the libyan dictate they are slaughtering more of his own people, but getting rid of gadhafi, not our job. for the moment, that task is still in the hands of a ragged group of rebels, and with more american blood and treasure on the line alexander markardt set out to find out. >> reporter: hundreds of cruise missile attacks against military posts. two slamming into a command and control facility in libyan government compounds. earlier this morning at first light, my team and i traveled from the city of tobruk to the city of benghazi. the heart of this rebellion against this mercurial dictator moammar ga
Mar 11, 2011 11:35pm PST
japan. with stunning images still emerging. an international disaster. more than 1,000 feared dead, and thousands more still missing. tsunami. >>> a nuclear reactor, may be melting. and radiation catastrophe looms. and disaster in the pacific. a tsunami carrying away whole neighborhoods still burning. entire towns under water. a special west coast edition of "nightline," starts right now. >>> good evening. to all here in the west i'm bill weir. and perhaps, some of you in coastal communities spent the day like we did, here at the santa monica pier, waiting for a tsunami. but the size of the waves that came, is a tiny reflection of what's still unfolding in japan. where tonight, nuclear officials are warning of a possible nuclear reactor meltdown. they've been watching three facilities near the epicenter all day. at one of them fuel rods are exposed. if they stay that way, they could release radioactivity and a disaster of monster proportions. the disaster in northern japan is just beginning. and an aerial of what was a town of 71,000 people completely under water.
Mar 16, 2011 11:35pm PDT
disaster in japan. with radioactive fuel burning through reactor walls, is it too late to head off a meltdown that could be deadly for decades? >>> plus, suicide mission? dozens of heroic workers go back into the japanese nuclear plant and fight the toxic flames to protect their countrymen. in a mission they know will likely fail. >>> and, desperate hours. thousands stranded inside the evacuation zone without fuel, unable to leave. thousands more in a frantic exodus. the story of one american family's incredible journey. >> announcer: from the global resources of abc news, with terry moran and cynthia mcfadden in new york city and bill weir in japan, this is "nightline," march 16th, 2011. >> good evening, i'm cynthia mcfadden. tonight, a special broadcast on what today became an acute nuclear emergency in japan. with three reactors melting down, a fuel fire in a fourth and spent fuel rods exposed to the air. one official told abc news, quote, it would be hard to describe how alarming this is right now. and, as a small group of remaining workers battle to cool the molten rods at the
Mar 17, 2011 11:35pm PDT
. >>> and the latest on the nuclear nightmare unfolding in japan where they've gone to extreme measures to avoid a meltdown. is it too late to stop the worst? [ male announcer ] ten people are going to win the chevrolet, buick, gmc or cadillac of their choice. push your onstar button and you could be one of them. even if you're not an onstar customer. ♪ just push your blue button and tell the advisor you want to enter the onstar push on sweepstakes. ♪ but do it soon. no purchase necessary. see rules at to enter without a blue onstar button. ♪ [ male announcer ] what are you gonna miss when you have anallergy attack? benadryl® is more effective than claritin® at relieving your worst symptoms and works when you need it most. benadryl®. .you can't pause life. to get your best night's sleep every night. why not talk to someone who's sleeping on the most highly recommended bed in america. ask me about my tempur-pedic. ask me how fast i fall asleep. tempur-pedic owners are more satisfied than owners of any traditional mattress brand. ask me why someone who's never had an ache or a
Mar 24, 2011 11:35pm PDT
of nuclear catastrophe, a city evacuates, but some are held back by destiny, or duty. we're in japan with the incredible story of what it's like to be stranded in a nuclear ghost town. >> announcer: from the global resources of abc news, with terry moran, cynthia mcfadden and bill weir in new york city, this is "nightline," march 24th, 2011. >> good evening, i'm bill weir. there are indications there could be more huge and potentially bloody uprising in yemen and syria tomorrow, but as for the current revolution in libya, tonight brought news that the u.s. will hand over command to nato to enforce that no-fly sewn. but questions remain. what is the american role going forward. with gadhafi's air force now sm smoldering, what do we do now? martha rad dad went looking for answers with an exclusive interview for tonight's "target libya" report. >> reporter: the man asleep here, miles above the mediterranean sea, is general carter ham. he, and most of his staff, passed out upright, somewhere off the libyan coast. we're in an osprey, the marine corps craft that's part helicopter, part air
Mar 29, 2011 11:35pm PDT
, leaking pipes. faulty generators. as the crisis in japan raises serious concerns, what is the safety record of the reactors here in the united states? we have the details. >>> tea party superstar. he's 39 years old and the hottest newcomer on capitol hill. but senator marco rubio's kept a low profile, until now. tonight, his first national tv interview since being elected. so, is he running for president? >>> and, surfer girl. bethany hamilton was just 13 when a shark attack captured headlines and changed her life forever. she's riding high once again, and we've got the incredible story of her long fight to get back in the water. >> announcer: from the global resources of abc news, with terry moran, cynthia mcfadden and bill weir in new york city, this is "nightline," march 29th, 2011. >> good evening. i'm terry moran. we're going to begin with the revelation of a record of safety violations at america's nuclear plants. the united states is home to 104 reactors across 31 states. some of them located on fault lines. but nuclear regulatory commission safety records show more than 50 sa
Mar 30, 2011 11:35pm PDT
on their own. >> what happened in japan, our earthquake supplies have been selling out. it's hard to keep it on the shelf. >> there are over 12 million people in l.a. if something major were to happen like happened in japan, we'd be kind of out of luck, i think. >> reporter: we visited an earthquake simulator to learn how to survive a 6.2 magnitude quake. clearly they didn't warn me before they turned it on. oh my god. that was so strong. >> yeah. >> reporter: and i didn't know what to do. >> exactly. >> reporter: what is the right thing? twl we >> what i tried to do, to push you underneath there. >> reporter: there are a lot of things you can do before the ground starts shaking. you can secure electronics and furniture. the biggest sellers are the kits, with essentials like food and water. these pacts stay fresh for five years. just drink two of these and eat these two and that would be enough for a whole day. >> doesn't look like much. >> well, it isn't, but you don't want to be carrying your entire kitchen with you. >> reporter: also inside, a blanket and hand crank flashlight. this co
Mar 22, 2011 11:35pm PDT
is one family with huge name recognition. here's john berman. >> reporter: japan. earthquake. tsunami. nuclear terror. fear strikes the u.s. do we need iodine pills? is the radiation coming? will my family be okay? where do you go for answers, advice, guidance? how about the madoff family? yes, that madoff family. >> mr. madoff, what would you say to all the people that lost money? what would you say to them? >> reporter: why should people take you seriously? >> why not? i'm a mom. i'm facing the same challenges they are. >> reporter: katherine hooper is the president of black umbrella, a disaster management company. she is also engaged to andrew madoff, the youngest son of bernard madoff, now in prison for defrauding investors of billions. andrew, 44 years old, and the only surviving child, used to work for his father. >> sorry, i have no comment. >> reporter: now, he's black umbrella's director of operations. when people call, do they know who you are, do they know your family connections? >> i'm not going to talk about that. >> reporter: the company, based in manhattan, helps famil
Mar 25, 2011 11:35pm PDT
with radiation burns and word that the core of a reactor in japan may be cracked after all, with deadly fuel flowing out. we'll have the latest dire details from inside fukushima. >>> blasphemy on broadway. after tweaking countless taboos, the creators of "south park" are crashing the great white way with singing and dancing mormons. they explain why. for our series "seriously funny." >>> and, spray-on lust. could irresistible sex appeal really be just a spritz away? that's the not so subtle promise of this product. and judging by sales, a lot of men are buying it. we go inside the labs of axe body spray. >> announcer: from the global resources of abc news, with terry moran, cynthia mcfadden and bill weir in new york city, this is "nightline," march 25th, 2011. >> good evening, i'm bill weir. the tiniest speck of inhaled plutonium can bring lung cancer, experts tell us, which is why tonight's news from japan is more tire than any since the mop administer quake and tsunami there. authorities suspect a large crack has formed in the core container of a reactor at fukushima. meaning that highly
Mar 2, 2011 11:35pm PST
ads that have run in america. 13. the number of the same ads that have run in japan. 2001 -- the movie that inspired the name ipod. >> and we call it the ipad. >> several million. the number of times people chuckled when the name ipad was announced last year. and 0. the number of times people laughed today. it is seared into the vocabulary. in just a few short months, friends and foes alike can't wait to see what this guy
Mar 2, 2011 11:35pm EST
ads that have run in japan. 2001 -- the movie that inspired the name ipod. >> and we call it the ipad. >> several million. the number of times people chuckled when the name ipad was announced last year.
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